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Armstrong eyes two more Tours

Five-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong said on Wednesday that he intends to race in two more Tours before bringing down the curtain on his career. "I will probably run two more Tours de France in 2004 and 2005," Armstrong told the National Press Club of Washington. "The team is in place, and our preparation out of season has gone well." Armstrong added that he knew where his biggest challenge will come from when he defends his title in 2004. "Jan Ullrich is my biggest rival and the most dangerous," said the 32-year-old. –Copyright 2003/AFP

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By AFP

Five-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong said on Wednesday that he intends to race in two more Tours before bringing down the curtain on his career.

“I will probably run two more Tours de France in 2004 and 2005,” Armstrong told the National Press Club of Washington. “The team is in place, and our preparation out of season has gone well.”

Armstrong added that he knew where his biggest challenge will come from when he defends his title in 2004.

“Jan Ullrich is my biggest rival and the most dangerous,” said the 32-year-old. –Copyright 2003/AFP